Scottish island Barlocco up on the market


Barlocco, a 25-acre island positioned in Fleet Bay, roughly 14.5 km away from Kirkcudbright in Dumfries and Galloway, is up on the market for provides over £150,000 (R 3.4 million).

In response to Galbraith, the actual property agency dealing with the sale, Barlocco provides “excellent views” and is residence to one of many largest seabird colonies within the space. The island has a pebble seaside the place guests can anchor a ship or entry it on foot throughout low tide. Though there aren’t any buildings on the island, it incorporates a flood pond that gives water for livestock and wildlife throughout winter.

Galbraith described the sale as a “uncommon alternative” for somebody to personal their very own island, which has attracted “robust demand” each within the UK and abroad for Scottish islands that they had offered up to now. A spokesperson from the corporate additionally highlighted the island’s peaceable ambiance, which provides a respite from the hustle and bustle of on a regular basis life.

‘There’s nonetheless a really romantic sentiment hooked up to proudly owning your very personal Scottish non-public island, the place you possibly can escape the hustle and bustle of on a regular basis life and revel in some peace and tranquillity in probably the most stunning surroundings round,’ they stated.

Whereas there are at the moment no buildings on the island and no planning consent or purposes in place, potential consumers are suggested to debate alternatives for development with the native planning authority.


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